Archive | August, 2008

How To Make Cloth Diapers

August 30, 2008

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When there’s a hole, tear, missing button, or item that needs hemming I’m on it. The simple sewing tasks don’t intimidate me however, making a cloth diaper seems out of my league. Of course that was before I discovered the dozens of websites explaining in great detail how to sew anything from an all-in-one, fitted, […]

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Politics Shmolitics! A Debate Worth Watching

August 27, 2008

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I don’t know about you but this time every election year I have had it with platforms, debates, conventions and commercials. And it will only get worse. Alas! There is one debate worth watching. A Diaper Change directed a cute diaper debate video filled with information we truly care about. Sit back and have a […]

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How to Give Your Cloth Diapers Some Bling

August 22, 2008

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There’s no denying the immediate love a mama feels when she opens a brand new bamboo velour diaper. So squishy. So yummy. So perfect. But, after a while a stash of vanilla can lose it’s charm. Thankfully, there are some amazingly creative and talented WAHMs working hard to spice up wool, diapers, and clothing at […]

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Rotavirus and Cloth Diapers: What To Do

August 20, 2008

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I’ll be the first to shrug off a stomach bug or fever but when it comes to diarrhea I’m hittin’ the high road…well atleast I’m wishing I could. Not only do you just ache for your poor child and the misery they’re in but secretly you’re wishing you didn’t have to deal with the mess. […]

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How To Start Cloth Diapering on a Budget

August 15, 2008

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Many families choose to cloth diaper for financial reasons. Budgets can be so tight that startup costs are often overwhelming. However, there are ways to begin cloth diapering today on less than $125. The least expensive route are prefolds and covers. My favorite prefolds have been the very first ones I purchased in 2005. I […]

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Does Your Target Carry BumGenius One Size 3.0?

August 12, 2008

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If there was one cloth diaper loved by more parents it has to bumGenius diapers. Everywhere I go it seems bumGenius has made its presence known. Jenn, the creator of bumGenius, has done a phenomenal job of marketing her product to the public. Besides bricks and mortar cloth diaper stores, bumGenius can be found in […]

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Do Your Pocket Cloth Diapers Have the Stinkies?

August 8, 2008

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It is amazing how fast pocket cloth diapers can start stinking. I used fitteds for months and never had this problem. Coincidentally, when I began cloth diapering my then 15 month old son in 2005, the pocket diapers were the only diapers that reeked of ammonia. Back then I just figured that’s what toddler pee […]

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Blueberry Minky Diapers: The Perfect Fit

August 5, 2008

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I recently switched my entire stash from fitteds to pockets. After a few trades I ended up finding some great pocket diapers that I had never tried before. One of them is the Blueberry Side Snap Minky pocket diaper. When I was using fitteds it seemed that most had a longer rise. Although not a […]

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Traveling With Cloth Diapers

August 2, 2008

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I’m currently at my in-laws house in a tiny Texas town. As I was packing this morning I didn’t blink an eye at whether or not we’d be traveling with cloth. I packed my storage bin with all our cloth diapers and the container of cloth wipes and loaded up the van. My in-laws have […]

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